Science or Religion? A Symposium

Winchester, Saturday 3rd November 2018

Bishop WELCOME and INTRO to Symposium

 inc brief history of science/religion and Catholic view on relationship of faith/reason.


Interview with Bishop Philip Egan 



KEYNOTE 1 Brian Cox


Interview with Brian Cox




KEYNOTE 2 Dr. Andrew Pinsent: Does Recent Research on the Universe suggest the Existence of a Creator? 

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Interview with Father Andrew Pinsent





1. Christianity and Extra-Terrestrial Life. Rev. Bernard Barrett, theologian


2. The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Prof. Maria Burke, Professor of Management, Winchester University

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3. Quantum Physics and the Quantum Physicist. Dr. Vincenzo Tamma, Senior Lecturer in Physics, University of Portsmouth


4. Is Consciousness immortal? Dr. Andrew Beards, Academic Director, School of the Annunciation, Buckfast

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5. In the light of evolutionary psychology, can humans have free will? Dr. Rebecca Page-Tickell, Business Psychologist, Hampshire Business School


6. In the light of current medical advances, could people live forever? Dr. John Ochai, Urologist, St Maryʼs Hospital, Ryde


Panel Discussion (All the speakers)


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